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Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C.
4510 Belleview Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64111
Direct: (816) 502-4723
Email: pjensen@rousepc.com
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Bar Admissions:

The Missouri Bar
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D., With Distinction
  • Concordia College, B.A., Cum Laude

Experience

Building on her experience of serving 12 years as Assistant City Attorney for Kansas City, Missouri, Patricia provides a unique “insider” point of view to the firm, representing property owners in zoning and platting matters, urban renewal issues, tax abatement developments and other economic incentive programs.  Patricia’s public practice experiences provide a substantial perspective to the firm for clients dealing with public entities. She now focuses on zoning, platting, planning, permitting, land use, and economic incentives.

Areas of Practice

  • Economic Development Incentives
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Municipal Law and Governance
  • Government Relations
  • Municipal & Public Finance
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate

Areas of Emphasis

  • Economic Incentive Programs
  • Tax abatements
  • Platting
  • Zoning
  • Redevelopment
  • Eminent Domain
  • Local Government Counsel
  • Real Estate Tax Incentives
  • Activities and Memberships

Activities and Memberships

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Steering Committee Member, New Development and Zoning Code, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Past-Chair, Platte County Economic Development Council
  • Law Clerk to Judge Don Kennedy, Missouri Court of Appeals 1988-1990
  • Assistant City Attorney, Kansas City, Missouri 1990-2002

Honors and Recognition

  • Selected among The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Selected by The Best Lawyers in America® as Lawyer of the Year – Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating (BV Distinguished)